Social workers are experienced in determining your needs during and after a hospital stay and can connect you to community resources. They are your advocate and can support you in your recovery so you can focus on getting well and staying well.
Services offered through Social Work:
Information and education about end-of-life situations.
Support with home health and hospice care arrangements.
Support with situations involving vulnerable adults and possible neglect or abuse.
Education on resources for new families and newborns.
Assistance with transportation concerns.
Resources to help manage health care needs.
Information on completing an advance directive.
Information on care resources after a hospital stay, including transitional care units and nursing homes.
Information on senior dining programs, such as Meals on Wheels.
Information on free medical and dental clinics and charity care.
Talk with your health care professional if you would like assistance from Social Work staff.